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TravelerSafe+
ATTN: The new TravelerSafe+, enabled by the DataTraveler Elite platform, is easy to use and
secure, delivering industry leading performance.
The combination of enhanced hardware with a hi-speed USB 2.0 interface enables you to start
working immediately and easily secure all your confidential data.
This text summarizes the procedures, and also includes some important Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQs). For the latest FAQs, please visit the DataTraveler Elite website at
www.kingston.com.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 System ................................................................................................................................... 3
1.1 Requirements.................................................................................................................3
1.2 Recommendations .........................................................................................................3
2 Compatibility Issues ............................................................................................................. 4
2.1 Using TravelerSafe+with USB Add-on Cards ...............................................................4
3 Downloading and Installation .............................................................................................. 5
4 Getting Started ...................................................................................................................... 6
4.1 Creating the Privacy Zone..............................................................................................6
4.2 Using your Privacy Zone................................................................................................9
4.3 Logging Out of Your Privacy Zone...............................................................................11
4.4 The Trust Option..........................................................................................................12
4.5 Shutting Down Windows ..............................................................................................13
5 Customizing Your Settings ................................................................................................ 14
5.1 Desktop........................................................................................................................14
5.2 Changing Your Password............................................................................................15
5.2.1 With the Change Password Button................................................................................ 15
5.2.2 Without the Change Password Button........................................................................... 16
5.3 Changing the Size of the Privacy Zone........................................................................16
6 FAQs..................................................................................................................................... 17


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1 SYSTEM
1.1 Requirements
Pentium II 266 MHz
1MB free disk space
Operating Systems: Windows 98 Second Editiononly, Windows XP, Windows 2000,
Windows 2003 Server(Windows 98SE requires a DataTraveler Elite driver)
Note: Windows 98 is not supported
Administrative privileges for Windows 2000, Windows 2003 Server and XP
1.2 Recommendations
Graphic accelerator that supports 24-bit color depth for best-quality graphics

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2 COMPATIBILITY ISSUES
2.1 Using TravelerSafe+ with USB Add-on Cards
This version of TravelerSafe+does not support the use of PCI bus add-on cards designed to
support USB 2.0 devices (e.g., Belkin PCI USB 2.0).

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3 DOWNLOADING AND INSTALLATION
TravelerSafe+is supported on DataTraveler Elite versions 5.0 and higher. You can check your
DataTraveler Elite version by starting MyTraveler and selecting Settings.
For the latest version of TravelerSafe+, go to www.kingston.com/support/downloads.

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4 GETTING STARTED
CAUTION! When you create your Privacy Zone, the DataTraveler Elite is formatted and ALL
data will be lost. Back up your files before you create your Privacy Zone.
4.1 Creating the Privacy Zone
1. Select the removable disk drive that was assigned to your DataTraveler Elite, and double
click the TravelerSafe+icon.
2. Select your preferred language in the TravelerSafe+Language Selector window (Figure 1)
using the dropdown list and click OK.
Figure 1: Language Selection Window
3. Click OK to continue after you have read the TravelerSafe+Welcome window (Figure 2).
Figure 2: Welcome Message
4. When the TravelerSafe+Format window is displayed (Figure 3), enter the following
information in the relevant fields:
a. Your password (required)

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b. The same password to confirm (required)
c. A hint to remind you of your password (optional)

Figure 3: TravelerSafe+ Format Window
5. Move the DataTraveler Elite slide bar (up or down) to designate the size of your new
Privacy Zone. When you have set the Privacy Zone size, click OK.
The Privacy Zone maximum size is limited. The larger of either 1MB or 1% of the total
capacity of your DataTraveler Elite is kept free to store the TravelerSafe+application, future
upgrades, and future applications without hindering TravelerSafe+operation.
6. The TravelerSafe+Format Warning window is displayed (Figure 4). To proceed with the
format operation, click OK.
Figure 4: TravelerSafe+ Format Warning Window

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7. A formatting progress bar is displayed (Figure 5) while DataTraveler Elite is formatted.

Figure 5: Progress Bar
After the format operation is complete, a success message is displayed (Figure 6). Click OK
in the Format Complete window. You can now log in to your DataTraveler Elite Privacy
Zone.

Figure 6: Format Complete Message

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4.2 Using your Privacy Zone
1. After you have created a Privacy Zone, TravelerSafe+automatically prompts you to log in.
Alternatively, you can double click the TravelerSafe+icon on your desktop to display the
TravelerSafe+Login window (Figure 7).

Figure 7: Login Screen
2. To log in to your Privacy Zone, type in your password and click Login. If you enter the
wrong password, an error message is displayed, as shown in Figure 8.

Figure 8: TravelerSafe+ Error Message
TravelerSafe+automatically blocks all access to your data in the Privacy Zone after a predefined
number of consecutive, invalid password verification attempts. The standard version of
TravelerSafe+allows up to 25 password verification attempts; this may be different in
customized versions of TravelSafe+. If your Privacy Zone becomes blocked for further access,
follow the directions provided in the dialog boxes to reformat your Privacy Zone.

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If you forget your password, click Hint to display the Hint field in the TravelerSafe+Login
window (Figure 9).
Figure 9: Password Hint

3. After logging in successfully, TravelerSafe+displays a confirmation message (Figure 10).
Click OK to enter the Privacy Zone.
Figure 10: Successful Login


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4.3 Logging Out of Your Privacy Zone
1. Save and close all files that you have opened from your DataTraveler Elite.
2. When inside the Privacy Zone, log out by double clicking on the Logout Privacy Zone icon.
Figure 11).
Figure 11: Privacy Zone View

3. The TravelerSafe+Logout window is displayed below (Figure 12). Click OK to log out of the
Privacy Zone.
Figure 12: Logout Confirmation Window

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4.4 The Trust Option
When data is protected with the Trust option, you can designate specific computers (for example,
your personal workstation or home computer) as trusted computers, eliminating the need to enter
a password each time you plug in your DataTraveler Elite. This is particularly convenient, for
example, if you use your DataTraveler Elite frequently at a specific workstation or if you back
up your DataTraveler Elite on your computer on a regular basis.
1. To designate this workstation as a trusted computer, select the Trust this computer.
checkbox in the TravelerSafe+Login window and log in with your password, as shown in
Figure 13. Then enter your password and click Login.
When the Trust option is enabled, the TravelerSafe+Login window is displayed each time
you insert your DataTraveler Elite, but there is no need to enter your password.
Figure 13: Implementing the Trust Option

2. To disable the Trust option, clear the Trust this computer. checkbox in the TravelerSafe+
Login window. A warning message is displayed, as shown in Figure 14.
Figure 14: Revoking Trust
3. Click OK to return to the TravelerSafe+Login window (see Figure 7), where you can access
the Privacy Zone using your password, or reactivate the Trust option.

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4.5 Shutting Down Windows
If you attempt to logoff, restart, or shut down the system while working on files in the Privacy
Zone, file changes may not be saved. It is therefore recommended to close all files prior to
logging out of the system or shutting down your computer.
If the Warning message (Figure 15) is displayed, click OK, close any open files from the
Privacy Zone and retry to logoff, restart, or shut down the system.
Figure 15: Close files warning message

Note: If you click Ignore, your files will not close, and the system logout or shutdown process
will continue.

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5 CUSTOMIZING YOUR SETTINGS
5.1 Desktop
1. To customize TravelerSafe+for your desktop, click Settings in the TravelerSafe+Login
window (see Figure 7).

Figure 16: TravelerSafe+ Settings Window
2. Select any of the options listed (a tool tip for each option is displayed as your mouse passes
over it), including:
Create Shortcut in Quick Launch bar
Create Shortcut on Desktop
No login confirmation
No logout confirmation
Language selection

Click OK to activate the options selected.

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5.2 Changing Your Password
5.2.1 With the Change Password Button
To change your password using the Change Password button:
1. Click Change Password in the TravelerSafe+Settings window (Figure 16).
2. When the Change Password dialog box (Figure 17) is displayed, type in the current (old)
password, the new password, and the new password once again for confirmation. It is
recommended to type in a hint in case you forget or lose your password.

Figure 17: Change Password Dialog Box
3. Click OK. A confirmation message is displayed (Figure 18).

Figure 18: New Password Confirmation Message

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5.2.2 Without the Change Password Button
If the Change Password button is not displayed in the TravelerSafe+Settings window, you can
change the password by formatting the Privacy Zone, as described in Section 4.1. See step 4 for
specific instructions regarding the password.
CAUTION! When you change your password without the Change Password button, your
DataTraveler Elite is formatted and ALL data is lost.
5.3 Changing the Size of the Privacy Zone
CAUTION! Changing the size of your Privacy Zone requires formatting your DataTraveler
Elite, causing ALL secured and non-secured data to be lost.
To change the size of the Privacy Zone:
1. Click Format in the TravelerSafe+Settings window. The TravelerSafe+Format window is
displayed, as shown in Figure 3 on page 7.
2. Enter the new password and confirm it by entering it a second time.
3. Enter a hint in case you forget your password.
4. Set the new size of your Privacy Zone using the slide bar.
5. Click OK. The TravelerSafe+Format Warning window is displayed, as shown in Figure 4 on
page 7.
6. Click OK to reformat your DataTraveler Elite and create a new Privacy Zone.
To remove the Privacy Zone:
1. Follow steps 1 to 3 above.
2. Set the size of your Privacy Zone to 0% using the slide bar.
3. Click OK. A message is displayed (Figure 19) warning you that your DataTraveler Elite will
not have a Privacy Zone.
Figure 19: Removing the Privacy Zone
4. Click OK. The TravelerSafe+Format Warning window is displayed, as shown in Figure 4 on
page 7.
5. Click OK to reformat your DataTraveler Elite and create a new Privacy Zone.

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6 FAQS
To see the latest FAQs, go to the DataTraveler Elite website www.kingston.com. The most important
FAQs are listed below.
Q: How do I check which version of TravelerSafe+Im using?
A: The simplest way is to right click on the TravelerSafe+icon on your DataTraveler Elite, and then
click Properties and Version.
Q: How do I upgrade TravelerSafe+to the newest version?
A: Download the zipped file from the web (www.kingston.com) to your desktop, unzip it and copy
the .exe file to your DataTraveler Elite. Launch it from your DataTraveler Elite by
double-clicking TravelerSafe+. Do not use the shortcut you may have created on your desktop or
the quick launch bar, since this will launch the old version.
Q: How do I know if I'm working in my Privacy Zone or in the Public Zone?
A: The background color in your root file folder or in your DataTraveler Elite icon is orange when
youre in your Privacy Zone. (This visual indication is not seen if you have selected a classic
folder view on your computer.)
Q: How do I switch between the Public Zone and my Privacy Zone?
A: Launch TravelerSafe+from your desktop, DataTraveler Elite or the quick launch bar. If you see a
prompt asking for your password, this means that you are currently in the Public Zone. To switch
to your Privacy Zone, enter your password and click OK. If you see a pop-up window with a
prompt asking you for logout confirmation from your Privacy Zone, this means that you're
working in your Privacy Zone. To switch, click OK. To remain logged in to your Privacy Zone,
click Cancel.
Q: I accidentally deleted TravelerSafe+from my DataTraveler Elite. How can I access data in my
Privacy Zone?
A: Download a new copy of TravelerSafe+from the web (www.kingston.com) to your DataTraveler
Elite. The Privacy Zone that you designated previously will be accessible.
Q: Can I use more than one DataTraveler Elite with TravelerSafe+simultaneously?
A: No.
Q: Why can I use TravelerSafe+only on certain computers?
A: You can only use TravelerSafe+on computers for which you have administrative privileges.